How cybercrooks made $330K from ransomware without really trying

Security researchers discovered that cybercrooks demand different amounts based on the geographical location of their victims.
John Leyden
The small cybercrime ring behind the CryptoWall 3.0 ransomware was able to collect more than $330,607 in ransom from 670 victims, according to new research.
The figures, published by security firm Imperva, are based on an analysis [PDF] of Bitcoin wallets linked to malware-wielding extortists.
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